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Old 02-15-2011, 04:57 PM
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Default installation of a body lift

Anyone know how easy is it to install a body lift on a 02?
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:02 PM
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Default Re: installation of a body lift

On a scale of 1-10 I would give it a 7 that is with help from friends

If you know how to work on cars you should be good to go. If not then will be harder.

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Old 02-15-2011, 05:05 PM
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On a scale of 1-10 I would give it a 7 that is with help from friends

If you know how to work on cars you should be good to go. If not then will be harder.

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Old 02-15-2011, 05:05 PM
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Default Re: installation of a body lift

I agree, hardest time I had was taking the old bolts out
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:07 PM
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I agree, hardest time I had was taking the old bolts out
Clinton those bolts are a bitch. I tried once and gave up!!! But if you have a shit load of pb blaster and a pribar you are good to go.
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:16 PM
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Default Re: installation of a body lift

its not that hard id say a 5/10
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:17 PM
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I agree, hardest time I had was taking the old bolts out
Yeah i had to cut a couple cab bolts cause they were stuck. Other than that it was pretty straight forward i think.
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:50 PM
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Default Re: installation of a body lift

i found a place that will put it on for 250 and i was thinking about just taking it to them
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:56 PM
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i found a place that will put it on for 250 and i was thinking about just taking it to them
That's not bad, I had a few places offer $400 or more to do it. But me and a buddy are putting it in sometime soon. Whenever I get my new tires.
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:59 PM
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Yeah i had to cut a couple cab bolts cause they were stuck. Other than that it was pretty straight forward i think.
we gotta get together and do mine, im jonesin lol i see it like every day sitting in my spare bedroom calling my name...
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:08 PM
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i give it a 1-10 a 3 lol they are easy as heck... 3.5 hours max lol torch is your friend
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:10 PM
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i give it a 1-10 a 3 lol they are easy as heck... 3.5 hours max lol torch is your friend
I agree..Torch was my BEST friend that day!
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:16 PM
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we gotta get together and do mine, im jonesin lol i see it like every day sitting in my spare bedroom calling my name...
Yeah if i dont go to tahoe i will prolly have time this weekend. Its not looking like it either cause a couple friends just texted to say they arent gonna make it....

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i give it a 1-10 a 3 lol they are easy as heck... 3.5 hours max lol torch is your friend
It took me like 6 hours lol. did it by myself though to. Now that i have done one it should be a lot easier. i didnt wanna use the torch cause of the body bushings.... i would of for sure melted those guys.
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:53 PM
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Yeah if i dont go to tahoe i will prolly have time this weekend. Its not looking like it either cause a couple friends just texted to say they arent gonna make it....



It took me like 6 hours lol. did it by myself though to. Now that i have done one it should be a lot easier. i didnt wanna use the torch cause of the body bushings.... i would of for sure melted those guys.

you are supposed to heat them thus the locktite
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:54 PM
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Default Re: installation of a body lift

yeah i have been reading on it, most everything says heat the nut side with a torch to loosen up the red locktite.
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